How Much is Enough sets out to critically inform the reader about the moral, historical and economical backgrounds of modern day capitalism, its obsession with accumulating more and more, and its consequences. It also vigorously outlines an ethical alternative to this lifestyle, in which our obsession with “more” is replaced with “the good life.”
Robert Skidelsky is the famed author of the three volume biography on economist John Maynard Keynes as well as an Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick.
His son, Edward Skidelsky, is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Exeter as well as author of the book Ernst Cassirer: the Last Philosopher of Culture. In addition, he regularly writes for the publications New Statesman and Prospect.
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